ASN Bishop Dunne School is a Catholic Sponsored mixed Day and Boarding School. It started in 1996 with a nursery school and eventually saw the beginning of a primary school in 2001. It is situated along Thika-Kitui road, within Kabati town in Kauwi Ward, Kitui West Constituency, Kitui County, Kenya. Boarding is optional for both Boys and Girls as from Grade 4.
ASN Bishop Dunne School is autonomous owned and managed by the Assumption Sisters of Nairobi at their absolute discretion. Its motto is “Discipline, Determination for Excellence”. Propelled by this motto, every pupil is expected to excel in all areas of his/her life through hard work, self-Discipline and Determination. Being among the top 3 best performing schools in the constituency, the school is blessed with the current population of 460 pupils, 223 Boys and 237 Girls though this figure keeps on changing. The teaching staffs are 20 while subordinate staffs are 18.
To raise holistic learners for a positive impact in the society.
To become a Centre for holistic development and formation for responsible leaders globally.
The school is offering the current Education system in the Country – Competence Based Curriculum (CBC). As such we have Pre-School, grade 1-6, and class 7 and 8 under the 8-4-4 system of education which is being faced out. From next year January 2023 we will be having the Junior Secondary School under the CBC System.
Apart from academics, the pupils are also engaged in extra curriculum activities such as;
A, Sports and games:- Football, Handball, Volleyball, netball and athletics.
B, Clubs and Movements:- Debate, Art, Wildlife, Scouting, Drama and Music.
C, Charity work:- Visiting children homes, homes for the elderly, schools for the physically challenged and conserving the environment through tree planting and picking litter around streets.
The school is founded on Catholic faith, thus we have a tradition of celebrating Mass every day. Therefore, the school aims at promoting holistic growth of our pupils through teaching Christian values, character formation and academic excellence. It is in this respect that all the pupils, teachers, support staffs, parents/guardians and other stakeholders joining/visiting/working in this institution adhere to.
JUNIOR SECONDARY PROJECT:
The Project is in progress with a total of 20 classes, Physics lab, Chemistry lab, Home science lab, Music lab, Computer lab, 4 Offices and wash rooms in every floor. Finishing needs to be done which includes roofing, plastering, wiring, plumbing, and equipping all the labs, offices and class rooms.
Any form of donation in terms of money, furniture, computers or building materials are highly welcome. You may contact the school on Telephone number +254799157359 or Email email@example.com. Thank you.